December 28, 2011
by Jerry Votava
The office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) and the Human Rights Section of the UN Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) issued two reports on Tuesday detailing activities such as torture and unlawful killings allegedly carried out by Haitian National Police (HNP), and ...[read more]
November 8, 2011
by Rebecca DiLeonardo
The Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti (IJDH) announced Tuesday that more than 5,000 Haitian cholera victims are seeking damages from the UN and the UN Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) for its role in the introduction of the cholera virus into the country. Since the virus was ...[read more]
May 23, 2010
by Sarah Miley
A spokesperson for the UN peacekeeping mission in Haiti announced Saturday that the mission has launched an investigation into the shootings of dozens of prisoners in a jail riot following the January 12 earthquake which killed over 200,000 people and left some 1 million homeless. An earlier ...[read more]
February 10, 2010
by Brian Jackson
The acting head of the UN Stabilization Mission in Haiti said Tuesday that while conditions are currently stable, the Haitian people must turn in the thousands of prisoners that escaped when the January 12 earthquake destroyed prisons and jails. Edmond Mulet called upon the residents of Haiti to ...[read more]
February 13, 2006
by Jeannie Shawl
Members of the UN Stabilization Force in Haiti have fired on Haitians protesting election results, killing at least one protester and injuring four. Demonstrators supporting presidential candidate Rene Preval erected flaming roadblocks on Monday, demanding that the candidate be declared the ...[read more]
May 5, 2005
by Alexandria Samuel
Thierry Fagart, human rights head of the UN stabilization mission in Haiti, has called the 10-month detention of former Haitian Prime Minister Yvon Neptune without an appearance before a judge illegal under the Haitian constitution, which mandates that prisoners be arraigned within 48 hours of ...[read more]
February 24, 2005
by Amit Patel
The United Nations has started a very urgent inquiry into allegations that three Pakistani policemen raped a woman in Haiti while deployed on the UN mission to stabilize the nation. The probe follows reports of widespread abuse by UN peacekeeping soldiers in Congo. That probe led to the... ...[read more]

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